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basically stopping his from wrecking the environment. they eat croupier's year, department of health, all sorts of government operations because they're worried about toxic leaks and hazardous materials, but of tell you something. the weight of this is astounding surpassing the weight of the empire state building, and it's going to reach the weight of the entire u.s. space station. what's going to happen, it was slowly and steadily remove this debris completed an 18 wheeler trucks and ship it out of new york state possibly into states like pennsylvania where possibly public sector -- public companies like waste management can bid on deals. basically one man's trash is another man's treasure, but it's heartbreaking. when seen throughout the day, mattresses, dryers, washing machines, photo albums, along shares, baby carriages, bicycles. standing around here, i have picked up photos of of the ground from -- it's heartbreaking. black-and-white shots, color shots, just around here in the area. we have been here throughout the day. the president did a flyover right over this site at about 7:30
cooperation. many want to throw it against the wall. it's not a conducive environment >> there's a lot of reasons to be concerned. if if you want to fill in texas that community tactfully. you know what, health and innovation now, we are going to need immigration lawyers. america has not come to grips with the risk issue in hell. it's going to take risk, and right now, we live in a risk-averse environment and a government environment that can take risks. in many ways they are afraid they will get criticized in the press or media. neil: they said businesses to risks and we ended up bailing them out, so we are averse to risk and that the ma because every time they do this, we pay for it. >> and health and medicine, we're going to have to take risks and figure out how to create new drugs and create new innovation. neil: synonymous with simona mr. conaway what you're talking about? >> there's there is a difference between the weather and climate. it's raining today, it's not raining tomorrow. the climate is the key. are there problems in healh and medicine? you bet. we need to figure out h
and tie business environment and a state people are leaving in droves. i could be sarcastic and say what do you expect? the constitutional analysis is your backyard is private property so unless there is aggressive harm going on to someone against their will or harm emanating, hurting somebody else the police have no right even to consider what you are doing. secondly the constitution not only requires fairness the proportionality meaning the punishment must sued the crime and the essence of crime is harm. who is harmed by splashing water on the sidewalk? who is harmed when you wash your car on a saturday? who is armed when the dog release itself and the fertilizer in the garden. stuart: who is harmed by this or that? the plan that. judge napolitano: that is a tenuous argument at best and i know they will make and in fact we talked about this before barack obama was reelected when we speculated what he might do if he were stymied by the republicans controlling one house of congress. he still ontrols the e p a and they can write regulations like the characters in san diego and they can f
because it's bad for the environment. people are so enraptured how cool it is they can order anything and get it brought to their home that they aren't thinking about the carbon footprint of that, the, but that will change. i'm suggesting this could be paving the way for a carbon tax, a global tax on carbon emissions. wait for it? it could be on the way. the middle east remains on the brink. israel has increased targeted attacks in gaza, going after areas where militants are firing rockets into israel, but palestinians say 50 civilians are killed in the last six days of fighting and israelis tanks and ground troops rehe main on the israeli side of the border and this is having some limited impacts on the price of oil this morning, and oil right now is back to $88 a barrel, it's up 1.83, that's a significant rally there. and meanwhile, president obama is in myanmar, formerly known as burma and stated israel's absolute right to defend itself. coming up in the next hour, lt. colonel ralph peters, we'll ask him about the iron dome missile defense and possibly the most important weapon in
much of that money will be used to restore the environment in the gulf. turning now to another topic entirely, the disaster that we just went through in the new york region, who could forget when the world's largest economy ground to all as arcane sandy battered the east coast. today is a market blackout marks the first time in over a century that was free throws for over 24 hours due to weather. my next guest says he is calling the industry reckless, proposing a solution to prevent this from happening again. the commissioner of the commodities futures trading commission, one of the biggest regulators in washington. what do you want to do? i thought this was bad news. i have to say. i know a lot of people offended, but at the end of the day the markets seem to be open. >> that's right. and you hate to have these devastations of people moving money around when they're is a loss of life and property they have been covering, and we all feel for that. but my job is to let markets. in the post september 11th world is seems to me that we have to have plans in place to assume that the worst
. the fiscal cliff is important for a whole range of issues. it adds to the whole environment of intense uncertainty. you are asking people to make investors of their money or shareholders money at a time when nobody knows what the fiscal system will provide. connell: we talk to people on all sides of this debate. the conservative side represented by monica crowley. talking about the conversation changing from all of this from revenue to something about spending. from the business community's point of view, or you concerned? >> both are important. we need to address the fiscal cliff issue now. not december 301 or january 1. you'll get a lot of negative ahead of that. extend the tax treatment. extend the tax revisions. new found out for a period of time that will allow a real discussion about reform. connell: do you have to have a template in place or is it all right to just extend the current environment? >> i think what has been discussed is to come to some very broad agreement with goals for the relevant committees on the hill. that is good. that gives people a sense of where we are go
from oozing into the environment in the area. that is the sand walls you're looking at right here. they just switched on the lights. we're looking at dump trucks and 18-wheelers coming in, melissa bringing in this debris. the president did do a flyover when we were here at 11:30 this morning. he did give a shoutout to the sanitation workers, melissa because they're the first-responders that basically removed the debris. the new york parks department gratefully to the area opened this up. if they didn't build this landfill hill, the rebuild would have even been slower, melissa. right in the area, it is heartbreaking. photo albums, toys, bicycles, children's car seats. i picked up photos just around my area. it is a heartbreaking sight for people affect bid this. the story gone unnoticed. the reason why the fires were very bad in breezy point and rockaways, melissa, is because the degree was in the way. sanitation workers got in they helped to stop that problem. i will give it back to you. we'll go live throughout the early evening with updates what is going on here. it is a heck of
behind him. you raise taxes in this environment, this is not a growing environment, you're asking for trouble. you're rolling the dice, and i'm telling you, dividend taxes, you know, this is like insane. in any event, it is what it is. we have got to report. you got to do what you got to do. liz: president clinton did it in boom times -- >> no, he didn't. president clip clinton -- clinton did it in 93. we did not have a surplus until we had the internet bubble in 1996. that is the bottom line. i don't care what anybody says. liz: i missed that surplus, i don't care what anybody says. >> look at the gdp growth after he raised taxes. look at our economy right after -- it did not do very well. liz: charlie gasparino, thank you. your tie now is appropriate now that the segment is over. >> okay. liz: closing bell ringing in 27 minutes. confidence among you the u.s. consumer hitting a five year high this month but with the fiscal cliff looming and employment on the rocks, which retailers will come out on top this holiday season, and should you be buying their stocks? joe feldman tells t
. this is not going to happen overnight, but you have to have an environment that allows it to happen. i think congress has to do something. they have to do something to bring fha in. gerri: that idea, you know, helping low-income people, forget about it. i want to ask you quickly, what is really a p effort going on to make people wat to keep fha. here is shaun donovan saying that they have weathered the storm by taking the most aggressive and sweeping action in the history of reform. trying to make the point today that we have more money coming. everything is going to be okay. americans, go back to eep, keep sending us your taxpayer dollars. >> absolutely not. what they are not mentioning, and they did this a year ago when they came out with a report, they knew the projected house price numbers were completely wrong. they basically ignore that. then they made a correction this time to the tune of $10 billion. well, this time they are using interest rates frojuly, and they are basically saying that mortgage rates are going to double by the third quarter of 2014. well, there was a little event
. this is an environment, the dodd-frank, the market sentiment that demands capital. they do trading. they will have issues. what does this mean for the big wall street firms, if you look at the smallest, it is warm and stanley. this is a firm to watch. i really respect james gorman. a great guy. they still have a capital markets arm. this is what i think will go on at morgan stanley. they will shrink that. they were talking about selling various trading components. i think there is no dow that that will happen did they are the smallest of the wall street players. whenever you hear something about the market, that trading are still there and so taking risk, people sell the stock. you have to worry about people lending you money. watch work and stanley going forward. see how much they adopt the brokerage model. if they stay in the middle here, they will have problems. lori: are you forecasting a breakup for morgan stanley? charlie: they will get out of certain risk-taking circumstances. my gut is, they fell. unloading capital markets. i do not think they will do the whole capital market, but the commodity b
tax environment is the reality in the future is just a matter of what is the order of magnitude, is it rates versus limiting deductions and things like that. whatever you call it, higher deductions are coming. taxes on dividends, capital gains and a look at where the s&p was trading, up 15% or so. people will start to vacate the equity markets and take profits this year while the taxes are lower. it has caused some technical damage. the negative move in equity has driven bonds higher in price. we are kind of responsive to them, in that regard, but we are also responsive to the fact that businesses are finding it very hard to mike forward plans. connell: you also procure up into the mix, the dynamic that is been there for a long time with so we are the best of the worst where the money comes to the united states because other parts of the world is struggling >> absolutely. the aid package did not get passed through. it was supposed to go through the end of the month. they have to issue some bills today. we still have until the end of the month with greece. connell: this so-called
to know what their taxes are going to be. they need to know what the regulatory environment is going to be. they need to hhve an element of confidence before they're going to go out and start hiring again. right now, the large firms sector is under down, the small firm ector is down 15 at 20 feet tall waiting for some safety to come out again. so it is really incumbent upon washington to find the regulatory tax and fiscal landscape in a positive way. lou: of want to go through some of your outlook. you are saying that if we go over the cliff, tax hikes and spending cuts will translate into sequestration and the lapse of the bush tax cuts. the tax hikes would translate into a reduction in economic growth of 4%. that's automatic recession. >> absolutely. so the fiscal cliff is a contraction in the government impulse and the economy of 4-5% of gdp. i would say in the first order that will hit and reduce economic growth from 2 percent down to-1,-2 very easily. lou: and your outlook on employment, unemployment dropping -- dropping, in my dreams, rising from just under 8% to 9 and a half percen
. >> this is a tough environment, our business customers are lookinr guidance, we're advising rlly clients across u.s. to take a look at their plan, and health savings accounts and tighten the belts in oth areas. neil:ow do you absorb, walmart refutes the figures. bottom line they were going up for workers. this is a trend, i would imagine it speeds up. >> supposedly national trend is 8 to 9% rise in health prem young cost, it be be a shared cost, a cost thatusiness absorbs or a cost down to the worker. neil: in walmart saying, we pay the 4.5%, they pay 4.5%, bottom line it is aot. >> at the end of the day, this is what u.s. citizens elected. neil: unstoppable? >> health insurance premiums will continue to rise, business owners must look at other ws to cut their costsonless they s. gary: unless they don't, they have no choice, they offer health care coverage, or if they don't they pay penalty, just suck up the penalty, and deal with it. >> or they can reduce workforce, and go to health savings ac count. neil: that is what darden tried, a little bit more you know, agility for that. but not a lotn ca
is how you pay for it. in this environment mortgage rates are lo very difficult to get a mortgage these days for a second home. for instance, went to go by to properties last year, and i have really get credit in pretty good net worth. really difficult to obtain mortgages. i ended up paying cash for both of the properties. and 42 percent of the properties sold last year were paid for with cash in the second home market. so that tells you that the vast majority of buyers are coming in with cash. the people who are mortgaging, 70 percent of them but more than 20 percent down. even if you plan on getting a mortgage, your so going to have to have a significant cash position to be able to buy. gerri: serious, but the beauty is that you diversified investment portfolio, not just stocks and bonds. now you're in real estate. home prices have dropped and dramatically so. and as you said, mortgage rates. it does not get any better than this. thanks for coming on. appreciate your time. thanks for educating us on this topic. >> thank you. gerri: is still to come, house flipping his back. the
? how is your portfolio altered? >> neil, you've got to cover the downside of this environment. they want them unprotected against losses. they're anticipating antibusiness climate, anticipating uncertainty pickling business contractions and so we're covering the downside making sure we're in a position where we can make money when the market is going up to be productive if the market is going down and lock it in on the way up. neil: what do you play besides lead futures and protecting us from nuclear fallout? >> there are three ways to have your money completely protected against loss, fb fdic insurance. they're gravitating towards the guaranteed contract because the principle is guarantee against losses and make it the spitting and that is the important thing to do. neil: thank you very, very much. you know, when we look at this whole health care law, some a deadline set, click next year when you have to start getting everyone into the system and pay the search tax the rich will have to pay in order to continue sustaining it, there's a deadline coming on friday that almost no
it is like to run and grow multiple billion dollars businesses in this environment. he is the fourth richest man in the u.k., but who cares about that, he is one of the gutsiest businessman ever to have lived. he started one tiny business in a basement when he was 16 years old. look at him now, cheryl. an amazing story. cheryl casone is in new york. she will be guiding you through the last hour of trading. how are things looking? cheryl: things a r looking a bit better -- things are looking a bit better. we have a very mixed picture for markets at this hour as we move into the close. the dow and s&p are actually both higher. the dow up about 17 points, up more than 80 points though at session highs today. it's been a volatile day for traders. the dow falling more than 66 points at its session lows. the dow is up by 17 points. very volatile, very rocky day for stocks. one of the things that helped the dow out earlier on to hit the session highs, shares of home depot, by far the biggest winner on the dow today. the company hitting a new high after a strong earnings report and positive outlook
a lot of the focus was. it doesn't have to be just spartan. you can actually have a pleasant environment pleasing to the eye and that's what we've done. liz: he is talking about the pink lights, folks. when you get on virgin american planes and get pink lights and funky music. it is absolutely a pleasant experience once you get on. what is happening? you're canceling aircraft orders. you canceled the boeing orders. canceling 20 of your 30 airbus orders. why? >> we had a look at it this summer. we had significant growth coming up we went through a major growth spurt, 75% increase over last couple years. what we looked at if you look at fuel prices where we are, and look at slow economic growth the country is going through that simply we were not going to return adequate return on capital. we had a call with airbus. they had other customers that wanted airplanes. we decided to pull out in the reins a little bit until we get more clarity. david: gas prices no joke for drivers on the ground or in the air. you guys have a $75 million unrestricted cash balancee how much of that would be eaten
question. neil: laurie you sound optimistic on overall economy environment. >> when like to major retailers that reported in october, that ended saturday, they actually had a better month than september, up 5%, retailers from target, and nordstroms, it seems to be confined to two week, i think it will be a bit of a destruction, and a blip, but i think they will come back just given improving strength we've seen over last few months. >> all right, ladies thank you all, great, perspective, remember what i said there that world. >> when we come back. a lot of you keep tweeting us, and say, neil, you never post our tweets, we're getting tweeting upset, that is changing, i hear you, all your tweets, even the awful ones about me, you think that camera adds pounds, i don't know. more after this. 4g lte is the fastest. so, which supeast 4g lte service would yochoose, based on this chart ? don't rush into it, i'm not looking for the fastest answer. obviously verizon. okay, i have a different chart. going that way, does that make a difference ? look at verizon. it's so much more than the other ones.
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, while the market to just digest and trade under normal environment. we may not see a lot of volatility, that is not such a horrible thing in the market not selling off 20 handles anytime anybody opens their mouth. what we don't need is more talk. just the way it is. liz: mark sebastian did not even drink red bull today, the traders are so anxious and tired of seeing their ability to trade on real fundamentals, isn't that correct? the news they have made the market look so much higher. >> there's a lot of positive news. housing market, it was not that bad. i think fundamentally if we get a deal done i agree, we are going right to 1500. i was actually surprised the big fiscal cliff caught us by surprise so bad. liz: we want to bring in the very people talking about that, sunamerica funds vp and mariner wealth advisor cio. you do have a feeling of cautiousness about you, did you believe the s&p could very well hit. 1530? >> yes. he has his bullhorns on today. what happened to our romney bump? you said it was debatable to president obama coming out today $1.6 trillion digestion of the tax
in quiet and noisy environments because of how it works with your ear's own anatomy. (testimonial section) (testimonial section) (testimonial section) did you know, 94% of people who use lyric would commend lyric to a friend or loved one. can your hring aid do all this? lyric can. to learn more out lyric's advanced technology, call or visit trylyric.com for a risk--free 30--day trial offer. you'll also get a free informational dvd and brochure. why wait? hear today what a little lyric cacan do for you. lyric from phonak. life is on. stuart: industrial production down 0.4% mainly because of fannie. the dow is down 14 points. that is a response of industrial production numbers. the price of oil holding steady. trouble in gaza keep soil around $86 a barrel. we want to bring you some of yesterday's "varney and company" fire. mitt romney told his donors he couldn't compete with, quote, gifts president obama was offering. that did not sit well with charles. listen to this. stuart: charles: mitt romney had to explain and yell those are wooden horses. they are not gifts, there wouldn't horses. do
successor. intel has had a challenging environment that only for intel, but for the tech world. melissa: thank you so much. lori: so long microsoft, hello apple. a survey of pc users on how they feel about microsoft versus apple products. overall, 60% plan to buy a new computer. of those, 42% plan to buy an apple product instead of a pc. only 9% of people said windows 8 is motivating them to get a new computer. microsoft's latest operating system. a survey conducted a day before windows 8 was released and since the launch microsoft has not released sales numbers on windows 8. those are devastating findings for microsoft. melissa: we switched over to a mack household. lori: on behind the scenes of the fiscal cliff talks. the latest time under my deal will get done and who is running the show. charlie gasparino joins us next. melissa: step back off the ledge, twinkies are expected to survive. the hostess brand in court today. the latest on that just ahead. >> 21 minutes past the hour, and lorne greene with your fox news minute. the bloodshed rages on along the israeli border as attempts t
environment it would not, but the problem, january 200816 bucks, and january 2012, 41 bucks. i would not pile into it, but i like the risk-reward here. it's a relatively safe place, but the economic backdrop continues to serve them well. they opened a 111 stores in the last quarter alope. cheryl: competition in feasm dollar as well, other retailers. >> family dollar, dollar general, performing better. i have the comparable -- all trading at 14, pe, same book value, everything of the this is the one that's probably oversold, perhaps -- i will tell you this to your point, 35 # as a stop, has room to go to 44, and from there we'll reassess it. dennis: 39 today and up 3% today. all right. cheryl: making money with charles. dennis: tough twinkie talk threatening to liquidate unless the strikers return to be tonig. cheryl: how the currencies fare against the dollar. interesting times now in europe. as you can see, the year -- euro a little bit weaker against the dollar. we'll be right back. cheryl: ceo of chrysler announcing a major plan to add investments at three major plants. one is jeff locke,
. they matter a lot. they create a environment which we can make or not make money. it is tough for investors. there will be volatile days. the trick for investors to have enough liquidity in their portfolio that they don't have to trade on these volatile down days. they're ready to take some opportunities when, when they find some good earnings. tracy: like what? let's say this market falls further. you go in. you start buying. what are you buying? >> i think we're, we're buying companies with a following characterics. we're buying companies that have strong brands. that have technology that is hard to replicate and have access to growing markets. the tough part of being an investor, you find companies like that in a lot of sectors and find them with headquarters in a lot of different countries. you want to look for the characterics of companies, not the kind of thing --. tracy: like what? hospitals for instance? >> i can't name. i'm not here to name names. we know that hospitals are are run very efficiently will ben at this time from obamacare. that is, they're well-positioned for that. we
businesses getting out and selling products. how quickly do you see small-business environment? are they somewhat encouraged? >> we take the business in a different way, felt restricted to be in a brick and mortar situation and now they realize they can take the business mobile and serve customers in a different way than they served in the past. tracy: you can sell your product at the next house party. you are great. thank you. it is on the web site and available december 3rd. up next, liz claman is at the cme global leadership conference, cheryl casone in studio. liz claman will be talking exclusively to the biggest names including the virgin group shall under -- founder and chairman richard branson. he starts billion dollar businesses no matter what uncertainty is going on in the world and cme executive chairman terry duffy blasting the government for hurting his ability to run his business. count down to the closing bell. cheryl casone is here in studio. that is all next. [ male announcer ] this is steve. he loves risk. but whether he's climbing everest, scuba diving the gre
and noisy environments because of how it works with your ear's own anatomy. (testimonial section) (testimonial section) (testimonial section) did you know, 94% of people who use lyric would recommend lyric to a friend or loved one. can your hearingid do all this? lyric can. to learn more about lyric's advanced technology, call or visit trylyric.com for a risk--free 30--day trial offer. you'll alsget a free informational dvd and brochure. why wait? hear today what a little lyric cacan do for you. lyric from phonak. life is on. >> i am not optimistic about president obama's next four years. i think it will be very choppy. i'm very very concerned as you know to the fiscal cliff. to the extent we're buying, large megacaps, it is in the industries the world has to have as opposed to wants to have. charles: that was keith fitzgerald on our last hour clearly treading very lightly when it comes to the markets. we are following them for you. we begin at 9:20 eastern here on varney & company. let's take a look at the big board. relatively unchanged. a lot of anxiety in the air. we aren't f
into the earnings. again, a specialty retailer, sometimes it's really tough and a hard retail environment. but the stock is up 18%. they have had a really good run of it. this one will be a good test of the overall consumer out there. tracy: i'm still thinking about justin bieber singing at a victoria's secret fashion show. he's too young. he needs a haircut. i'm so old, can't i can't even take it. sandra smith, thank you so much. he's like 12. up next, cisco systems moving higher today. reporting their first-quarter results. after the bell, coming up. countdown to the closing bell, liz claman will be speaking with john chambers. countdown to the closing bell is next. do not go anywhere. before copd... i took my son fishing every year. we had a great spot, not ey to find, but worth it. but with copd making it hard to breathe, i thought those days might be over. so my doctor prescribed symbicort. it helps significantly improve my lung funcon starting within five minutes. symbicort doesn't replace a rescue inhaler for sudden symptoms. with symbicort, today i'm breathing better. and that mea
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